Victorian Egg Boiler

Item ID: 2690 | Category: Antique And Vintage

For the Egg Lover or someone that appreciates a beautiful quirky item that is certainly a conversation piece. This striking egg boiler or steamer cooked eggs at the Victorian table using the heat from a spirit lamp. Lightly boiled eggs could be eaten at breakfast, or in the late afternoon, at high tea. This boiler is typical of late 19th-century examples, with complementary bird finial on the lid and very ornate stand. This is a rather nice example and has its original tray to accommodate egg cups and spoons. The tray is hallmarked A1 silver plate and it is in excellent condition. Total height is 29cms tall.(Eggs not included)

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